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About the Author
Patrick Benson won the Mother Goose Award for his illustration of William Mayne's Hob Stories. He has illustrated more than twenty books, including Owl Babies by Martin Waddell and Mole and the Baby Bird by Marjorie Newman, a Christopher Award winner.
--Booklist Benson's soft, wide-eyed birds--rendered in delicate pen strokes touched with gentle color that makes the dramatic, dark night seem appropriately awesome--are perfect stand-ins for wise little toddlers who also know Mom will turn up--but still can't help wondering.
--Kirkus Reviews Enchanting...illustrations of the softly colored baby owls set against a black night will captivate preschool listeners.
--Modesto Bee Featured in "50 of the Best Kids' Books Published in the Last 25 Years"
--The Huffington Post